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There are two main types of brain cancer. Primary brain cancer starts in the brain. Metastatic brain cancer starts somewhere else in the body and moves to the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly. Also called glioma, meningioma.
Insulin drug could treat glioblastoma

Insulin drug could treat glioblastoma

Existing drug could be used to treat glioblastoma

Existing drug could be used to treat glioblastoma

A factor that predicts prolonged survival in brain tumor uncovered

A factor that predicts prolonged survival in brain tumor uncovered

Cracking the code of a recurrent brain cancer

Cracking the code of a recurrent brain cancer

Study gives insight into how immunotherapies may be delivered directly to brain tumors

Study gives insight into how immunotherapies may be delivered directly to brain tumors

UTA receives CPRIT funding to support cancer research programs

UTA receives CPRIT funding to support cancer research programs

Scientists discover potential novel target for treating deadly brain cancer

Scientists discover potential novel target for treating deadly brain cancer

Scientists identify unique way to treat incurable type of children's brain cancer

Scientists identify unique way to treat incurable type of children's brain cancer

'Kissing loops' in lncRNA essential for tumor suppressor function

'Kissing loops' in lncRNA essential for tumor suppressor function

Simple test could help diagnose glioblastoma

Simple test could help diagnose glioblastoma

Despite failed promises, stem cell advocates again want taxpayers to pony up billions

Despite failed promises, stem cell advocates again want taxpayers to pony up billions

Treatment with both targeted cancer therapy and MS drug halts glioblastoma stem cells

Treatment with both targeted cancer therapy and MS drug halts glioblastoma stem cells

New drug could be used for future treatments of brain tumors

New drug could be used for future treatments of brain tumors

New breast cancer drug identified as a potential therapy for glioblastoma

New breast cancer drug identified as a potential therapy for glioblastoma

CAR-T cells used to target glioblastoma

CAR-T cells used to target glioblastoma

Chemotherapy drugs delivered using biodegradable paste can prolong survival in brain cancer

Chemotherapy drugs delivered using biodegradable paste can prolong survival in brain cancer

Research team to create new technology for tackling concussion

Research team to create new technology for tackling concussion

Study could lead to new strategies for slowing the growth of glioblastoma

Study could lead to new strategies for slowing the growth of glioblastoma

Curing cancer: easy politics, difficult science

Curing cancer: easy politics, difficult science

Why you should take a peek at your doctor’s notes on your health

Why you should take a peek at your doctor’s notes on your health